NEWS AND STATEMENTS


New Advance open to support the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

New Advance open to support the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

“Love Beyond Borders: The Interfaith Movement to End the Pandemic” will support UNICEF’s global vaccine distribution efforts.
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United Methodist Committee on Relief Grant Helps Church World Service Support Afghan Allies

United Methodist Committee on Relief Grant Helps Church World Service Support Afghan Allies

Thanks to a new $100,000 grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), long-time partner Church World Service, a key organization in the welcome effort, will have funds that its nationwide resettlement network can use.
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Application opens for Global Mission Fellows, US-2 track

Application opens for Global Mission Fellows, US-2 track

The application has launched for the next cohort of young adults that will serve in social justice ministries in the United States in 2022-24.
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Remembering Native American victims of US schools

Remembering Native American victims of US schools

United Methodist leaders decry church sponsorship of U.S. abusive “Indian boarding schools” and call for remembrance of victims and survivors.
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At US-Mexico border, UMCOR denounces treatment of Haitian immigrants

At US-Mexico border, UMCOR denounces treatment of Haitian immigrants

For the thousands fleeing chaos in Haiti, UMCOR calls for a response that preserves dignity, cares for health, safety and basic needs, and allows them to pursue legal claims to asylum as provided for by U.S. law.
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Remembering 9/11 on the 20th Anniversary

Remembering 9/11 on the 20th Anniversary

For 5 years, UMCOR assisted those who lost loved ones and livelihoods as a result of the 9/11 attacks. On this 20th anniversary, read General Secretary Roland Fernandes’ remembrance of that day and the days that followed
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National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry announces departure of Manuel Padilla and search for a new director

National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry announces departure of Manuel Padilla and search for a new director

Manuel Padilla will step down from his position effective December 31, 2021. The NPHLM Committee will conduct a search for a new national director beginning mid-October 2021.
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Donation for Haiti disaster relief honors former pastor who died in 2010 earthquake

Donation for Haiti disaster relief honors former pastor who died in 2010 earthquake

First United Methodist Church of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, has donated $25,000 to UMCOR in Sam Dixon’s honor to assist survivors of the August 14, 2021, Haiti earthquake.
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Ten new missionaries to be blessed for service in the US

Ten new missionaries to be blessed for service in the US

Join the virtual service of worship on Friday, August 27, to affirm and send the missionaries into ministry.
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UMCOR supports Afghans in need

UMCOR supports Afghans in need

In collaboration with long-standing partners, UMCOR is providing humanitarian relief and is prepared to assist with refugee resettlement.
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